Level 4 Diploma in Life Coaching (LC-L4)

At a glance information

Qualification Number 601/2608/5
Guided Learning Hours 150 hours
Total Qualification Time 391 hours
Credit value 39
Minimum age 19 years


There is currently no further progression route within CPCAB's qualifications.


This qualification gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as an independent life coach.

It is designed to equip learners to work as self-employed life coaches in independent practice.

Entry requirements

You must have undertaken a level 3 qualification in a life coaching or related or complimentary subject - e.g. counselling skills, health and social care - or have equivalent experience.

Qualifications might include our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.

Read section 5 of the Specification for further information.


The qualification is eligible in England for Advanced Learner Loans (19+).

Candidates in England may also be able to access funding according to individual entitlement criteria (e.g. related to age and/or employment status and/or prior qualifications).

For more detailed see funding information.

Where to study

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Key documents

Candidate Guide Criteria Assessment sheet Tutor Guide Specification